|We take our line about
prisons from the Prison Reform Trust. When crime is running high they
point towards overcrowded prisons and say "prison doesn't prevent crime"
and call for more non-custodial sentences. When crime is falling, they
say "why are we locking people up when crime is going down" and call for
more non-custodial sentences. We love this liberal wishy-washy double
speak. It's the sort of thing we like to hear.
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